Congratulations to the finalists of The 2018 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Awards for Investigative Reporting!

Three award winners will be announced at an event on May 1st. Tickets are available now.


“Police in Chicago Public Schools operate with no special training and little oversight” by Yana Kunichoff (City Bureau & The Chicago Reader)

“The Tax Divide” by Jason Grotto, Sandhya Kambhampati, and Ray Long (ProPublica & The Chicago Tribune)

“For Illinois Sex Offenders, Six Years Can Turn Into Life In Prison” by Max Green (WBEZ/Chicago Public Media)

“Doomed by Delay” by Patricia Callahan (The Chicago Tribune)

“Code of Silence” by Phil Rogers, Marion Brooks, Katy Smyser, Courtney Copenhagen, and Richard Moy (NBC5 Chicago)

Join us in honoring Illinois’ best government-related investigative reporting in Chicago on May 1. Renowned “Pentagon Papers” whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg will join us for a special conversation on the importance of sources in investigative journalism.